Athens, GA 30606 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 30606: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Athens, GA 30606

Not Acceptable, USPS
Navy Supply Corps School, GA 30606

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,584
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,174
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,302
  • County: Clarke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.949, Longitude -83.423
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 30606 has segments in 2 Counties (Clarke, Oconee).

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Athens, GA 30606 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,390
Population in Households 42,309
Population in Familes 27,159
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,081
Population Density1 1,365
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 18,336
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 9,168
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,733 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,603 (52.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,004 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $201,389
Average Home Value $274,286


Median Household Income $44,258
Average Household Income $70,548
Per Capita Income $30,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 1.02%
Households 0.89% 1.02%
Families 0.63% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Athens, GA 30606 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 30606 to the other 717 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 55 92nd
Population Density1 # 117 84th
Diversity Index2 # 145 80th
Median Household Income # 269 63rd
Per Capita Income # 87 88th

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